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A picture of a Polytrichum juniperinum

Polytrichum juniperinum

Polytrichum juniperinum

Expected size

Height
Spread

8cm

Max

4cm

Min

Polytrichum juniperinum Overview

This is a medium sized species found on heaths especially after burning. It will grow about 1.5 to 6cm tall. The green lanceolate leaves are tipped with red. When dry, the leaf curls up to look like a bristle. Male plants have olive green flowers.